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All After-School Activities Canceled January 16; All Schools and Offices Closed January 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has canceled all after-school activities scheduled for today, January 16, 2018. This includes after-school care, tutoring, athletic events, practices and any other extra-curricular activities. All schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The decision to close came after careful consultation with the district’s Emergency Management […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting Rescheduled for January 18, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) Regular Session Meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 17 has been postponed to Thursday, January 18. The meeting will be held at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB […]

Meet the JPPSS Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year. The following teachers are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. C.T. Janet Elementary – Jessica Schwalb Haynes Academy – Traci Vedros John Ehret High – Samuel Kane “While these three […]

First Readings from the January 11, 2018 Special Session Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Doucet Move, that the Jefferson Parish School Board provide notice, as required by law and upon a majority vote, that the board will not extend its current contract with Superintendent Isaac Joseph, nor will the board seek to renegotiate a new contract with Superintendent Isaac Joseph. First Reading authored by […]

2018-19 Calendar Survey for All JPPSS Stakeholders

Jefferson Parish Public Schools is seeking input from teachers, parents/guardians, staff, and students as the district develops the 2018-19 academic calendar. Your feedback will help determine the final version of the calendar. The survey will be available until January 19 at noon. Click here to take the survey now. Spanish version. The survey will be […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will be closed on Monday, January 15 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. JPPSS will resume its normal school and business hours on Tuesday, January 16. For a look at the entire 2017-18 school calendar, click here to visit our calendar page.

JPSB Special Session Meeting: January 11, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet in Special Session on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3 p.m., in the board room of the JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The agenda can be found at this link.

JPPSS Announces Graduation Schedule for Class of 2018

Graduations for the Class of 2018 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will take place May 12-23. Please see the list below for graduation dates for all our high schools. If you have questions, please contact your school. You can get contact information for all schools at this link. Eight JPPSS high schools will […]

Watch JPPSS Schools Celebrate the Holiday Season

Each of our schools have their own unique way to celebrate the holiday season. Check out our videos below to see how our schools bring cheer to their school families.  

JPPSS Announces Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Principal of the Year. The following principals are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Principal of the Year winners are: Washington Elementary STEM School – Darlene Turnbull Chateau Estates School – Colleen Winkler […]